Famous Weddings & Divorces on January 14

Famous Weddings

  • 1236 English King Henry III marries Eleonora of Provence
  • 1914 Danish "Out of Africa" author Karen Blixen (28), pen name Isak Dinesen marries her 2nd cousin Baron Hans von Blixen-Finecke

John Steinbeck

1930 American author John Steinbeck (27) weds Carol Henning (23) in Los Angeles, California (divorced 1942)

Joe DiMaggio & Marilyn Monroe

1954 NY Yankee Joe DiMaggio weds actress Marilyn Monroe (27) in her 2nd marriage at San Francisco City Hall

Malcolm X & Betty Shabazz

1958 Human rights activist Malcolm X marries fellow activist Betty Shabazz in Lansing, Michigan

Bill Bradley

1974 US Senator Bill Bradley (30) weds professor Ernestine Schlant

Samuel L. Jackson

1980 Actor Samuel L. Jackson (31) weds sports channel producer LaTanya Richardson (30)


2006 Rapper Eminem marries Kimberly Anne Scott for the 2nd time

  • 2011 "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" actor James Marsters (48) weds longtime girlfriend Patricia Rahman in Los Angeles

Roger Waters

2012 Pink Floyd vocalist Roger Waters (68) weds (his fourth) filmmaker Laurie Durning (48); divorce in 2015

Famous Divorces

Lorenzo Lamas

1994 Kathleen Kinmont files for divorce from Lorenzo Lamas

Dennis Hopper

2010 "Easy Rider" director and actor Dennis Hopper (73) divorces his fifth wife Victoria Duffy due to irreconcilable differences and out-of-control spending